Iran: Urgent parliamentary plan to increase fertility

On April 13, Echo Vision announced that 82 members of the Islamic Council Parliament voted for an urgent plan of increasing fertility and preventing the reduction of the population. This double-urgent plan has been signed by 82 parliamentarians. Based on the first article of this plan, every action concerning abortion, sterilization and reduction of birth-giving is prohibited and deserves punishment as stated in article 624 of the Islamic Penal Law.